How to book a park or special event site

Required Documents

Before you apply to rent a park for an event, download and complete the following forms.  All forms are in [PDF] format.

Application form

Application for use - Point Pleasant Park
Application for use - Grand Parade
Application for use - Emera Oval
Special event supplementary form

How to apply for a special event

Submit the above forms:

In person:
Alderney Gate, 40 Alderney Dr, 1st Floor Dartmouth

Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m


Tracy Murphy




Special Event sites include the following:
DeWolfe Park
Emera Oval
Ferry Terminal Park/Dartmouth Waterfront
Graham's Grove
Grand Parade
Granville Mall
Nathan Green Square
Sackville Landing
Sullivan's Pond
Victoria Park

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How much does it cost?

All fees listed are per day and do not include HST.

Beginning April 1, 2024

Park bookings: $41.07 less than 4 hours; $88.59 over 4 hours
Special event sites: $88.59 per day
Weddings: $88.59 per day
Filming commercial: $138.41 per day
Filming non-profit/low budget: $69.21 per day

Public events with no entry fee - Free of charge

Other incidental fees

Key sign out fee: $25 per key
Special Event tents: $100 + HST per event plus other applicable fees as required

Additional documents

The following provide information on your rental. All of these documents are in [PDF] format.

SOCAN [Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada]
RESOUND [Music Licensing Company] Tarriff 6.B